What does Gwyneth mean?
Gwyneth /gw-y-neth/ as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwyneth is "white, fair".
From the Welsh district name Gwynedd, probably from gwen meaning "white, fair". May also derive from gwynaeth meaning "luck, happiness". Its use in the English-speaking world seems to have been due to the popular novelist Annie Harriet Hughes (19th century) whose pen name was Gwyneth Vaughan. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
Gwyneth has 24 variants: Cheryth, Gweneth, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gwenisha, Gwenita, Gwenith, Gwenness, Gwenneth, Gwennetta, Gwenyth, Gwineth, Gwinneth, Gwinyth, Gwyn, Gwynedd, Gwynith, Gwynna, Gwynne, Gwynneth, Winnie▼, Winny, Wynne and Wynnie.
Related girl name: Gwendolen.Kreatif forms: Geyneth, Guneth, Guyneth. [more]
How popular is Gwyneth?
Gwyneth is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3722 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Gwyneth for girls. Gwyneth entered the list in 2004 and reached its peak rank of #889 in the U.S. in the year 2013, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
The only other prominent varying form of Gwyneth is Winnie. These relations of Gwyneth were favored during the years 1890-1899 (average #591) and are now less conventional. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Gwyneth and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)